After scoring 15 goals for Everton this season, in-form striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been rewarded with a new long term contract.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has targeted European and decorations soccer with Everton following the goal-hungry striker signed a new five-year contract.
The 22-year-old stated he was”pleased” to perpetuate his long term near the club and pledged to maintain his recent rapid advancement, having scored 15 goals in all competitions this year.
The Premier League club announced Calvert-Lewin’s new deal on Friday, with the prior Sheffield United forward now tied into the Goodison Park outfit until June 2025.
Calvert-Lewin has especially prospered since Carlo Ancelotti came in as manager in December, netting eight goals in his last 10 Premier League appearances.
He’s made a powerful case to be included in England’s Euro 2020 plans, especially in light of harms to Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford.
“This is a very proud day,” Calvert-Lewin told EvertonTV. “The turnaround we’ve had since December is fantastic and the belief in ourselves we’re back up there and can compete with the finest is well and truly there.
“And with a guy like Carlo leading the boat it makes it much easier for us to think in the procedure.
“We want to be in Europe and competing at the top competitions. It would mean that little more to win prizes here due to this travel I have been on with Everton and Evertonians.”
He detailed an ambition to take his game”to the next level” and, although the Toffees have shrunk slightly to 11th at the table, they would close the gap to fourth-placed Chelsea to only five points if they win at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Together with Ancelotti facing his former team, Calvert-Lewin will be outside to improve his growing reputation.
“I like to believe I have shown I am prepared to fulfill the expectations of becoming Everton’s number nine,” he said.
“However, I am well aware of just how much I want to enhance and how much better I could do.”
Everton, who drew with Manchester United 1-1 last Sunday, traveling to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea this weekend.
Though they are 11th in the Premier League table, they’re just five points behind fifth-placed United, a position that may earn them Champions League football next year.